I do not imagine that Walker originally had any expectation or aspiration in the direction of stimulating cultural change in Brunei, but at the point of realizing that little more than ten exercises could be introduced without embarrassment to a public beyond UBD
and even beyond Brunei, and that it was difficult to get round many students' conception that what was required of them was equivalent to a course assignment--while there was a tangible reluctance to interview their grandmothers except in air-conditioned rooms!--he must have perceived that veritably, Brunei is not Singapore.
This data processing and control system provides to field personnel capability of real-time monitoring and preventing the fluid loose/kck situation during UBD
has clients in a broad range of sectors including finance, manufacturing, textiles, construction, hospitals and tourism.
Abdul Aziz Al Kholaifi, chairman, UBD
, said: "We have been following the success story of the Man'oushe Street chain of restaurants and have been very impressed with their achievements-which is evident in the growing popularity of their signature menu of mana'eesh, bureks, wrap sandwiches, and sweets.
absorbed the Craigie range of State Maps which were included in the items sold by the sales force.
Yet even this chosen rule is not applied consistently: Director of the Brunei History Centre, Mohamed Jamil al-Sufri bin Umar, becomes "JAMIL, Al-Sufri"; a UBD
Head of Department (Bruneian), Ismail bin Duraman, becomes "DURAMAN, Ismail"; another (Malaysian), Mohammed Nor bin Che' Noh, "MOHAMMED, Nor Che Noh"; but assistant librarian Siti Hasnah Simanjuntak (Indonesian, using her husband's surname), features as "SIMANJUNTAK, S.
Reforzado appeared frustrated as she shared how DBTI teachers had to adjust anew after refurbishing their old curriculum which only recently applied UbD
"In financial terms," explains UBD
managing director Sebastian Parkes, "it's quite feasible that this dimensioning solution and our system's use of the information deliver savings of 10% or more of our distribution costs."
Sessions were chaired by Professor Tong Chee Kiong, then Interim Director of UBD
's Institute of Asian Studies, and Dr.
However, compliance on their part helped to reassure the authorities that higher education was not inevitably destabilizing, and this led in the course of a decade or so to a measure of political relaxation, as seen in the introduction of Western sociology/anthropology; the appointment of a modernist Islamic scholar, once linked to the nationalist Parti Rakyat Brunei, as Vice Chancellor; and, most recently, recruitment of a Burmese political activist to UBD
's new Institute of Asian Studies.
Following on from the 11th Borneo Research Council Conference that was held at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD
) June 25-27, 2012, the university held a workshop entitled "Borneo Studies Workshop: The State-of-the-Art and Future Directions" (see BRB 43:258-60).